Shopping - Pedestrian streets
pedestrian street "Strøget" is the world largest
and oldest - and is just like a maze of several walking streets
that runs from east - the Town
Hall Square - to west - the Kings
Square (Nytorv) and to Nyhavn.
The walking street - passes trough the
central parts of the city as well as the old medieval city and Latin
Quarters - and is connected to many large historical squares.
busy - Frederiksberggade in 1929 - and long before it
was turned into the longest pedestrian in the world
- established as "Strøget" in 1962.
noon - the Royal Guard will march through "Strøget"
to the royal residence - Amalienborg for the daily changing
of the guard ceremony.
The pedestrian street was establish in 1962 and
has been a great success - especially for tourists
and shoppers. Since then - many streets in the
area have been changed into pedestrian streets and linked to the
main walking street "Strøget". The pedestrian street
system in Copenhagen is slowly expanding and since its development
1962 - many new fashion shops - restaurants
- sidewalks cafés - department stores
etc. - and there is always some kind of activity day or night in
this part of central Copenhagen.